John D. Rockefeller

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John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller 1885.jpg
John D. Rockefeller in 1885
Born John Davison Rockefeller
Julie 8, 1839(1839-07-08)
Richford, New York, U.S.
Died Mey 23, 1937(1937-05-23) (aged 97)
The Casements, Ormond Beach, Florida, U.S.
Restin place
Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
41°30′40″N 81°35′28″W / 41.511°N 81.591°W / 41.511; -81.591
Thrift Ile industry business magnate an filanthropist
Kent for Foondin an leadin the Standard Oil Company

Foondin the Varsity o Chicago, Rockefeller Varsity, Central Philippine Varsity, General Education Board an Rockefeller Foundation

Net worth US$392 billion (in 2016 dollars; inflation-adjusted) in 1913,[lower-alpha 1] accordin tae Forbes[1][2]
(1.5% tae 2% o the Unitit States economy; or approximately 1/65t tae 1/50t o its GDP)[lower-alpha 2]
Poleetical pairty
Hauf-marrae(s) Laura Celestia Spelman
(m. 1864–1915; her death)
Childer Elizabeth, Alice, Alta, Edith, and John Jr.
Relatives Rockefeller faimily

John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (Julie 8, 1839 – Mey 23, 1937) wis an American ile industrie business magnate an philanthropist. He is widely conseedert the walthiest American o aw time,[4][5] an the richest person in modren history.[6][7]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. This is his peak net worth. Thare are various estimates; maist o them fluctuate atween 300 and 400 billion USD. While thare are some soorces claimin extreme feegurs lik 180 billion or 660 billion, maist reliable soorces giv estimates in 300-400 billion range
  2. The majority o sources claims 1.5%, while a minority 2% o the American gross domestic product. Baith percentages war convertit intae fractions.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The All-Time Richest Americans". All the Money in the World. Forbes. September 14, 2007. Retrieved Mey 4, 2014. 
  2. "The 20 Richest People Of All Time". Business Insider. September 2, 2010. Retrieved Mey 4, 2014. 
  3. 10 Things You May Not Know About John D. Rockefeller,; accessed October 21, 2016.
  4. "The Richest Americans". Fortune. CNN. Retrieved Mairch 25, 2016. 
  5. "The Wealthiest Americans Ever". The New York Times. Julie 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 
  6. "Top 10 Richest Men of All Time". Retrieved 2007-05-29. 
  7. "The Rockefellers". PBS. Retrieved 2007-05-29.